Sunday was a beautiful day, a perfect day to celebrate the history and nature of Salt Point, Lansing's reboot of a piece of history that included industry, crime, and natural beauty. The event included a ribbon cutting to inaugurate the latest addition to the park, an informational kiosk that displays photographs and information about the International Salt Company, local birds, flora and fauna, and geological history of the property. The celebration attracted people of all ages to celebrate what has turned into a major reboot of the property that turned it into a notorious party, crime and substance abuse area to a quiet, thoughtful nature park.
“Salt Point now offers people a mix of uses that respects the culture of our town,” said Friends of Salt Point and Cayuga Bird Club member Donna Scott. “Many volunteer, community and corporation members, philanthropic groups, the Town Board and some Town of Lansing employees have worked hard to make Salt Point a safe, lovely and peaceful natural area, and it has happened in just four years.”